8. Sisters Of Mercy
They reinvented the drum machine and created a dark music that touched many- just ask Steve Albini who used them as a template for Big Black. Hugely popular and still shrouded in dry ice and yet another band who make you wonder about the definition of post punk- was it a period of time or a style of music?

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Award winning journalist and boss of Louder Than War. In a 30 year music writing career, John was the first to write about bands such as Stone Roses and Nirvana and has several best selling music books to his name. He constantly tours the world with Goldblade and the Membranes playing gigs or doing spoken word and speaking at music conferences.

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